Project Management

Course Description

The Project Management course is intended to identify the key components of a career as a project manager. Students will review the basics in project management terminology, such as designating distinctions among projects, products, programs, and portfolios. They will delve into concepts like managing deliverables and creating engaging relationships with stakeholders. The primary components of project planning will be laid out and described in detail. Students will explore teams and organizational structures. They will discover project management tools and innovation being used in the industry. Overall, they will develop a greater understanding of the mechanisms that are in place to effectively carry out projects of any size through specific project management techniques.

Certification

This course prepares students for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and the Project Manager Ready certification exams. For more information go HERE.

Course Requirements

Grade Level

9-12

Materials

None

Duration

1 Semester

Credit Value

0.5

Prerequisites

None

Major Concepts

Module 1: Introduction to Project Management
Module 2: Project Management Planning Part I
Module 3: Project Management Planning Part II
Module 4: Tools and Systems
Module 5: Traditional Plan-Based Methodologies & Scheduling
Module 6: Executing & Controlling Traditional Plan-Based Projects
Module 7 Agile Projects Part I
Module 8: Agile Projects Part II
Module 9: Agile Projects Part III
Module 10: Agile Projects Part IV
Module 11 Business Analysis Roles and Responsibilities
Module 12 Product Roadmap & the Project Management Ready Exam